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Brown Bird Brown Ale - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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85
very good

94 Ratings
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Ratings: 94
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Named after the little birds that fly by the brewery looking for grain after the weather turns cold, this was originally to be a Fall/Winter seasonal. Clearly we underestimated the market for this smooth and malty brown ale, and we have decided to keep it for year round enjoyment.

(Beer added by: JoeyBeerBelly on 05-02-2012)
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Photo of dbrauneis
3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear very dark amber in color with some light amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a half finger tall beige head that reduces to a thin film, a thick patch, and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Light lacing is observed.

S: There are aromas of roasted malts with some light hints of chocolate and brown sugar.

T: The flavors start with toasted malts and some nuttiness. There is a light earthy flavor from the hops. This beer is well balanced and not overly sweet.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Light smoothness.

O: Easy to drink and quite sessionable, this is a very enjoyable beer and one that I would enjoy having again. Nice complexity and balance.

dbrauneis, May 13, 2012
Photo of metter98
3.95/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: When held up to the light, this beer appears clear very dark amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high tan head that gradually died down that gradually died down, leaving large wispy patterns of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: There are aromas of nutty and toasted malts in the nose; smells of chocolate also become noticeable as the beer warms up.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has flavors of chocolate, nutty and toasted malts in the nose.
M: It feels a bit shy of medium-bodied and slightly smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a flavorful brown ale that is easy to drink and would probably make a good accompaniment to a burger.

metter98, May 12, 2012
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Brown Bird Brown Ale from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.